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Required Listening: Future Featuring Kanye West – “I Won”

A lot of rap released this year has focused on wealth and success, but for his latest single Future has chosen to celebrate the woman that makes him feel like a champion.

“I Won,” which is arguably the most anticipated track off Future’s forthcoming album, found its way online late last night. The track pairs Future with Kanye West for a mid-tempo jam celebrating the women in their lives (in this case, Ciara and Kim Kardashian). These women are trophies, you see, and both these guys are champions because they’ve managed to find one to call their own. You can …

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Breathe Carolina Debut “Chasing Hearts” Featuring Tyler Carter

The promotional efforts surrounding Breathe Carolina’s forthcoming album continue this afternoon with the release of a new song titled “Chasing Hearts.”

I don’t think anyone would think of Breathe Carolina if they were asked to choose their favorite group in the current alternative scene based on love songs, but there is something superbly romantic about “Chasing Hearts.” It’s as close to releasing a power ballad the group have come in years, but its hook still packs an energetic punch to lift even the most melancholy souls from the gutter. You can stream the song via lyric video below.…


Watch Ace Enders Sing a New Song

Some musicians bare so much of themselves that you feel the need to defend them whenever someone takes a swing. Revealing your innermost thoughts isn’t easy, nevertheless to massive crowds. After doing a little more work with I Can Make a Mess Like Nobody’s Business and The Early November, Ace Enders  is back and playing a new acoustic song online. Thankfully it’s so beautiful that you won’t need to defend him.

“One More Song” teeters about as Enders stands on his toes, singing with the passion and emotion we’ve come to known. Even though the song is acoustic, it still …

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Stream Andrew Jackson Jihad’s New Single “Kokopelli Face Tattoo”

Folk punk duo Andrew Jackson Jihad are returning this year, but it looks like they’re verging away from their folk beginnings and dipping more towards amplified rock. The band have signed to SideOneDummy Records and are putting out a new LP on May 6 called Christmas Island. We’ve already heard “Children of God” off the new record and now we get another single, “Kokopelli Face Tattoo.”

While “Kokopelli Face Tattoo” is way less boppin’ front porch folk than the band’s earlier material, they’re still the same band in text with lines like “I’m a toilet in a …

Lana Del Rey Ultraviolence

Stream Lana Del Rey’s Disco-Inspired Single “Meet Me In The Pale Moonlight”

EDIT: Lana Del Rey herself tweeted that this song is actually an older song intended for someone else and is not included on Ultraviolence. The new single will be called “West Coast.”

No matter how devoted or casual a Lana Del Rey fan you are (if at all), it makes sense to associate her as being a pouty-lipped gal who sings her words dramatically as to emphasize the heart-broken pain and orchestrated swelling. Her new single, “Meet Me In The Pale Moonlight,” dropped today though and it’s quite a leap from any of those preconceptions.

Her upcoming second …

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Cut Copy Premiere “In These Arms Of Love”

Cut Copy plan on releasing a 10″ single for this year’s international Record Store Day. One of the songs that will be featured on that release is a brand new one titled “In These Arms Of Love.” Earlier today the band released that song online, and you can listen to it below the break.

“In These Arms Of Love” may be ambient, but it’s full of passion. It has a bit of an ’80s pop/rock influence to it that makes it all the more enjoyable. If this 10″ happens to be available in your local store, I highly recommend picking …

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Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Announce New Album, Stream Single

With their undecipherable slurred singing and early 2000s blog hype, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah have fallen out of mainstream media attention, but now they’re ready to step back up to the plate. With a new album, titled Only Run, coming out on June 2 via Xtra Mile Recordings, they’re ready to resurface.

The band have shared “Coming Down,” a single off the album that features Matt Berninger from The National. It’s got the Berninger’s moodiness but the larger sound of Clap Your Hands Say Yeah getting ready to go big. Only Run is the band’s fourth record, following 2011′s …

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Cloud Nothings Share Weird Sleepover “I’m Not Part of Me” Music Video

At long last, Cloud Nothings‘ highly anticipated fourth album, Here and Nowhere Else, hit stores. It’s an expected combo of charging punk rock and melodic hooks that serves itself excellently and can be heard live on the band’s upcoming tour. Today they put images to sound with a music video for their first single, “I’m Not Part Of Me.”

Directed by John Ryan Manning, the video captures four girls at a giddy sleepover. Nail polish, sing-alongs, and #selfies are in abundance, as you would imagine, but the girls take some hallucinatory drug that makes things a bit …

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Copeland Reunion: Band Announces New Album, Streams Song

Six years have passed since Copeland released their last album, but word broke this morning that new melancholy tales of love and life will be available to fans before the end of the year.

Yes, Copeland are back.

A few years have passed since Copeland took their final bow, but a new message and video from the band this morning explains they are back in the creative process. In fact, they have a new album nearly complete and are already sharing new music with the world. Before we get there, however, let’s take a minute and read what the band …


NEEDTOBREATHE Return To Religious Roots With “Wasteland”

It is no secret that NEEDTOBREATHE cut their teeth in the Christian market before crossing over into the alternative mainstream, but many of the group’s more recent recordings have approached their relationship with faith in less direct ways. Mentions of God and Jesus became references to hope and salvation, which allowed the band to share their beliefs without coming across as preachers with instruments. Today, with the release of the third promotional single from their forthcoming album, NEEDTOBREATHE prove they are still in touch with the religion that first inspired them to sing.

“Wasteland” is a mainly acoustic song that …


A$AP Ferg Switches It Up For Trinidad-Inspired “Petit Valley”

Hood Pope A$AP Ferg recently returned from a trip to Trinidad, and as a gift to fans he brought back a new single that sounds like nothing he has done before.

Taking cues from Caribbean music and traditional pop music, “Petit Valley” arrived online today with all the makings of a top 40 hit and none of Ferg’s signature aggression. It seems a little time in the sun has treated the Brooklyn rapper well, and the results, while unlikely to be duplicated again anytime soon, prove Ferg is more than a one trick talent. You can stream the song below.…

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First Aid Kit Announce ‘Stay Gold,’ Stream First Single

First Aid Kit‘s sophomore LP, The Lion’s Roar, easily made it on to my top 10 list in 2012, so needless to say, I’ve been awaiting new material ever since. Today, the Swedish sister duo has announced the follow-up to The Lion’s Roar with Stay Gold, which is set to release on June 10 via Columbia Records.

The album was produced by Bright Eyes multi-instrumentalist Mike Mogis and features massive arrangements from the Omaha Symphony Orchestra and Nate Walcott, another Bright Eyes member and all-around instrumental talent.

To coincide with the album details, First Aid Kit are …